Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 device displays compared

Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 device displays compared
Nokia has slowly filled its Windows Phone 8 lineup and the latest two devices to join it, the Nokia Lumia 520 and Lumia 720, have to live up to a legacy of good screens. An interesting comparison of all the displays in the Lumia Windows Phone 8 series has now surfaced, revealing a few interesting truths about the perceivable difference in screen quality.

Lined up in this screen comparison, you’d see the new and most affordable Windows Phone 8 handset, the Lumia 520. Then comes the Lumia 620, the other newcomer in the form of the Lumia 720, and the Lumia 820 and Lumia 920.

All devices are on automatic brightness and you can instantly see that the most affordable Lumia 520 looks much dimmer than the rest. The reason is its positioning - it’s at the edge and with poor viewing angles colors look dimmer on its 4-inch dispaly.

As to the rest, the 3.8-inch Lumia 620 fares noticeably better with the viewing angles, and so does the 4.3” Lumia 720. The Lumia 820 is notable for being the only one with an AMOLED display and you can instantly tell be the eye-popping colors. Finally, the Lumia 920 features a ClearBlack 4.5” LCD display with a higher refresh rate, something Nokia summarizes as PureMotion HD technology.

Both the Lumia 920 and 720 feature super sensitive touch that allows you to use your device with say glasses in the winter. Take a look at the comparison below to get a better grasp of which Lumia has the best display.

source: Rafe Blandford via MyNokiaBlog



1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

cute little 620 rocking

12. Swypee

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

nokia has the biggest bezelz on the market. and they are heavy and bulky.

22. Xhanku

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 26, 2013

And you soundz like a moron.

2. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

I love 720 the most.

3. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

100% u will change your mind when catwalk will announce Lol.....!!! i bet ya


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Catwalk? Wait till the EOS is here it will kill all camera phones!

17. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

Akki20892, Nokia has a surprize. Watch it soon.

18. No_Nonsense unregistered

What big surprise? Too bad you and I can't communicate via messages.

23. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

can't wait Nokia......bring it on quickly.....!!! but i know that your rumor get always 100% right.

4. Diego!

Posts: 876; Member since: Jun 15, 2009

I thought Nokia Lumia 520 had the super sensitive touch too!

7. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

It does.

9. user996

Posts: 221; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

it has but some forget to say it

11. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

These are the "big brothers"! xD And the "boss" will be announced soon! Nokia OH YEAH! \('')/

13. jsdechavez

Posts: 814; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

PA, Nokia Lumia 720 and 520 has super sensitive touch too.

14. kaliil10

Posts: 146; Member since: May 16, 2012

I own now Nokia Lumia 920 but my dream smartphone I'll Nokia Lumia EOS.

19. zekes

Posts: 230; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

i got a iPhone i love Nokia back from the n n95 days y people hate Nokia i don't no 920 or catwalk here c come and 5s

20. nerdylish

Posts: 51; Member since: Apr 13, 2013

Gloves in the winter, not glasses. Lol.

24. sharks

Posts: 236; Member since: Feb 16, 2013

glasses in the winter? i think you mean gloves!

25. Rockbottom97

Posts: 27; Member since: Jan 08, 2013

Kind of wish the Windows phone would take off a bit faster. I really like it. Such an easy interface. Just need the app support... !!

26. Timmehor

Posts: 599; Member since: Mar 09, 2013

Microsoft are really weird with developers, they make it weirdly difficult for developers to make apps on the marketplace. if it wasn't for Nokia, Windows Phone would be nowhere ... and everyone knows that. Thank god for Nokia!

27. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

What a lovely design of 620 is! its super cool.

28. Antonyjoseph

Posts: 217; Member since: Apr 06, 2013

Mentally microsoft is still in the PC market. They dont seem to understand that for apps to develop fast, you need to be more open with your software in the phone market.

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